Types of Humor

Low Comedy in Act 4, Scene 2

Work Time

Share your group’s definitions for the comedy terms.

This is also your chance to review what happened in this scene. While the humor is low and the scene is short, there’s also a really important plot point.

  • First, look up the official definitions of low comedy ,burlesque , andmelodrama .
  • Identify the plot point. What information does Dogberry get from the two detained men?
  • Be sure to ask any questions that you still have about the play so far.